Session Detail

KSDE Presentation: Dyslexia Tier 1 Supports for Middle/Secondary Students

Join KSDE Staff for a presentation that provides the opportunity for curriculum directors, instructional coaches and middle and secondary content teachers a day of professional learning support instruction for students who struggle with reading and/or writing. Topics include: information regarding how the brain acquires reading/writing ability and the role of both language structures and the limbic system in mediating reading and writing acquisition; application of a structured literacy framework for older students who need support for acquiring strong literacy skills; discussion regarding the role that assessments play in determining not only interventions, but how to "tweak" Tier 1 ELA and/or core class instruction to integrate more science of reading practices; examination of strategies that all content area teachers can use to help students access content in all classes; exploration of various modes of support - how schools are striving to meet the needs of students in a secondary section: The who, when, where, and how; and the opportunity for teachers to network and brainstorm ways to overcome challenges for meeting the needs of older students who struggle with reading and writing.

Important Session Information:

Lunch will be provided.
Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Sunday, February 26, 2023

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(5) CEU
(5) PDC Points
(5) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Darla Smith
KSDE Staff Member
Date Time Location
2/27/2023 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Smoky Hill ESC - Salina Office - Room 1
605 E. Crawford St., Salina, 67401
Smoky Hill Education Service Center
Salina Office
Hays Office
605 E. Crawford St.
2707 Vine St., Ste. 17
Salina, KS 67401
Hays, KS 67601
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